Itching to go out, but winter weather’s keeping you in? We have the list for you! Whether you’re looking for a night out at the movies, a dip in the pool, or an escape room puzzler, Oakland County’s comprehensive Indoor Activity List offers a host of experiences for all ages and interests.
Are you shying away from big chain stores this holiday season? Is supporting local businesses important to you? Oakland County is home to several independent toy shops that offer a variety of specialty toys and events that will fill you and your little ones with childlike wonder. You’ll find all kinds of unique items, like dolls, games, comics, educational toys, and more. The perfect gift may be waiting for you to find it. Be a hero and surprise your little loved ones with something they’ll treasure! Take a look at our interactive map for locations before you go.
During the spring, summer and fall months, local communities come to life at Oakland County Art Fairs, complete with colors, textures and styles unique to those who call Oakland County home.
Lined with white tents, one end to the other, local parks and downtown districts invite artists to showcase their work. Art fairs and craft shows provide a true creative experience from handcrafted goods, intricate jewelry, unique designs and talented musicians.
In the truest definition of community, artists, local businesses and sponsors set up shop. Whether it’s abstract art, blown glass, or a handmade dish, there is passion and creativity behind every creation.
Decoration Day, as it was called from the Civil War until 1967, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America.
The City of Ferndale, host to the oldest, continuously held Memorial Day Parade in Michigan, held their first Memorial Day parade in 1919. This year, they will honor all who have sacrificed during their 97th annual parade on Monday, May 25th at 10 a.m. in Downtown Ferndale.
Please join us honoring in those who served at one of the many events that Oakland County communities have planned for Memorial Day.
View our list of this year’s Memorial Day events by community.
Here is our list of upcoming firework displays around Oakland County– most of these shows begin at dusk, so grab a blanket or some lawn chairs and be prepared to be amazed.